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originally posted by: AmericanRealist
a reply to: 727Sky
What happened with Libya has always offended me deeply. They had a leader there that actually gave a # about his people, because he actually saw them as humans and bothered to fund social programs that would improve quality of life. Its almost a damn shame that his past had to come back to haunt him. But the Israeli's, and I think the Germans too had a score to settle. That could never be forgotten, and clearly was not forgiven either.
But jeez, could you have maybe spared the people?? The world demanded that he renounce violent extremism, and he did that. The world demanded he cease any efforts into WMD's programs, he did that too. So to just feed him to the wolves and blow out the infrastructure, that just was not necessary. A little more time into the intelligence, and we could have done a confirmed cruise missile strike. Possibly even a UCAV, but I think their detection systems were fairly decent.
And then this crazy bitch practically busts a nut when a reporter goes in that direction.
Yea, your not a psycho lady
originally posted by: elementalgrove
NATO had better step in with aid and tactical strategies of neutralizing ISIS
originally posted by: burgerbuddy
Is obama starting another war?
I heard he is trying to clean up a bit for hillary.
I'm sorry but bombing and SF's won't do much if no one can hold the ground. The Libyans don't seem worth much.
Unless he's going to have 10,000 SF's in there, it's more whack a mole.
I just think it's a damn shame what they did to them and Egypt. Hell, Iraq and Afghanistan too.
Screwed all them people big time.
Look, I'm a soldier. I was made one and I will die with that pride.
I would go anywhere to do what needed to be done on the orders of civilian leadership who govern my actions as a soldier(now a former soldier mind you...But things don't change).
originally posted by: JetBlackStare
I really feel like this is the most dangerous time, Obama's remaining months. He's desperate to shore up his legacy and that means cleaning up the # show that he has made of the Middle East. Looks like he's starting with Libya. God help them and us.
What pisses me off is the talking heads on both sides of the aisle, in the media and within the military industrial complex who will justify endless war, at any cost, just to line their pockets. It's sick and we see it and we know it and we call it out. And yet we are powerless to stop it? It is literally a machine that is eating us.
originally posted by: TheGreazel
.....How many more countries are we gonna invade , we turned every country we been in with our western allies to a scrapyard...
And then we leave , leaving the population to fend for themselfs.
Our western foreign policy is a nightmare.